June 2015

 2014 Annual Report

The Foundation is pleased to share its 2014 Annual Report cataloging its first full year of operations along with a copy of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation's Annual Report celebrating its 20th anniversary and contributions to health education and disease prevention over the last two decades.

Both reports are available on-line in English and Spanish. 
 

 Board of Directors & Officers

 

The Foundation is pleased to welcome its 2015-2016 board members and officers: Robert Ash, Chairman, Carolyn Mora, Vice-Chairman, Alan Abbott, Sandra Sanchez Almanzan, Guadalupe (Pita) de la Vega, Allan Goldfarb, Woody Hunt, Steve Lauterbach, Richard Moore, Dr. Susana Navarro and Benjamin Torres-Barron and ex-officio members Myrna Deckert and Jon Law. The Foundation extends its sincere appreciation to Allan Goldfarb for his leadership and service as Board Chairman over the last year. 

 Scholarship Awards

Together with our partners, the Foundation is honored to announce scholarship awards for the 2015-2016 academic year.

The EPISD Education Foundation awarded $57,000 in scholarships to 58 graduating seniors who will attend colleges and universities from UTEP and UT Austin to Brown University and MIT, including scholarships sponsored by the Burges High School Class of 1994 and Irvin High School Class of 1962. Scholarships from the EPISD Education Foundation are made possible through the generous support of donors to the EPISD Community Campaign for Excellence, including Honorary Chair Mary Kipp and El Paso Electric, EPISD Employee Giving Campaign, and fundraising events.  Learn more

The Bowie Mercado Fund awarded its first $500 renewable scholarship to Yadira Gonzalez, a graduating senior in the International Business Academy magnet program at Bowie High School, who plans to attend the University of Texas at El Paso this Fall. The scholarship was made possible by the proceeds from a micro-enterprise project at Bowie High School in association with the new Bowie Garden. The Bowie Mercado Fund was established in 2014 with generous donations from community leaders.  Learn more 

Welcome Paso del Norte OUT Fund

The Foundation is pleased to welcome the Paso del Norte OUT Fund to our family of funds. The PDN OUT Fund is a giving alliance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community of El Paso and their allies and network of individuals, community groups and faith communities from all across the Paso del Norte region. Collectively, they are committed to a long-term vision for a cultural shift that centers on service, cooperation and civic engagement.  Fund activities will include three key community issues: leadership capacity building, regional economic development and high-impact community building. Learn more


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